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The Nexus Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter designed to connect the global green chemistry community, share information, and support the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in its mission: to catalyze and enable the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise and across the Society.

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CBriddell
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The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is excited to participate in the 2019 Spring ACS National Meeting & Expo in Orlando, FL this March 31 through April 4. With so much going on at the National Meetings, it can be easy to miss a session you wish you had att

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ACSGCI
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Contributed by Dr. David Constable, Science Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

Over the past five years or so there has been growing public awareness and increasing attention being paid to how society might move towards a Circular Economy. Organizati

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ACSGCI
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Message from the Director - Celebrating the Winners of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® was thrilled to host the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards ceremony in Washington, DC this week!  ACS GCI coordinated this year’s nomination and review process in selecting the 2018 recipients:

Tom Co

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ACSGCI
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Highlights of the Interactive Discussions, Part 2: Metrics - Advances and Limitations in Determining the Greenness of Drug Manufacturing

By Frank Roschangar, Director, Process Research & Global External Chemistry Management, Chemical Development US, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

The 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Portland, Oregon in June 2018 featured a new i

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ACSGCI
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Highlights from the Interactive Discussions – Part I

One of the new elements of the GC&E Conference this year was a morning dedicated to Interactive Discussions—a different session format aimed to engage participants in discussions and actively explore new approaches and tools. Feedback from participants wa

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ACSGCI
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Contributed by Paul D. Thornton, Development Scientist, GreenCentre Canada, and Laura M. Reyes, Career Development Leader, Chemical Institute of Canada

We have organized a full-day session at this year’s GC&E conference called "Accelerating Development of

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ACSGCI
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Organized by Jennifer Y. Tanir, M. Barclay Satterfield, Robert Giraud, George Cobb, and David Constable (members of ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement)

We cordially invite conference attendees to participate in an interactive, 1-day workshop, "Char

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ACSGCI
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The symposium "Chemistry in Water – Following Nature’s Lead" honors the winners of the 2018 Peter J. Dunn award by the ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable: Prof. Sachin Handa, University of Louisville, and Prof. Bruce Lipshutz, University of California, San

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ACSGCI
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This Monday afternoon session will highlight industry innovations based on green chemistry and engineering principles, focusing on the development and design process. Case studies will be presented to illustrate how companies in different sectors have suc

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ACSGCI
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Effective and inherently safer chemical products and processes are the obvious choice over their hazardous counterparts. The market appears to agree, with one forecasting analysis predicting that alternative chemical products, i.e., those made with inhere

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ACSGCI
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Global Green Chemistry Initiative – Building Green Chemistry Capacity Around the World with UNIDO and Community

The Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering at Yale is collaborating with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on a three-year project to increase the general global awareness and capacities on deployable green chemistry i

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ACSGCI
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Interested in learning more about green chemistry at New Orleans? You can find symposia on green chemistry and sustainability by searching the online program or mobile app, or by browsing Technical Sessions, click on Filter by Themes, check and apply gree

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ACSGCI
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The ACS GCI Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable is presenting a symposium at the ABLC, next week in DC

The Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Development & Deployment (ABLC) is next week, February 28-March 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. The ACS Green Chemistry Institute’s Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable launched at this event in 2016, an

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ACSGCI
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India Makes Strides Toward a Greener Future with the Green Chemistry Network Centre and the Green ChemisTree Foundation

Contributed by David Constable, Ph.D., Science Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

I have just returned from almost two weeks in India, where I had the privilege of participating in several conferences and workshops. Traveling to India makes for a lon

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ACSGCI
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IGCW-2017 Advances Green Chemistry Innovation in India

Contributed by Malka Doshi, Green Relations Officer, Green ChemisTree Foundation

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute is once again partnering with the Green ChemisTree Foundation, India for the 5th Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW-2017) Convention and

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ACSGCI
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Message from the Director

Contributed by Mary M. Kirchhoff, Ph.D., Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®; Executive Vice President of Scientific Advancement, ACS

Summer is always a busy season for the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (GCI), and this year was no exception. My colle

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ACSGCI
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The Pfizer Green Chemistry Program Workshop: Educating Our Future Workforce

Contributed by Juan Colberg, Green Chemistry Leader/Senior Director of Chemical Technology, Pfizer; Javier Magano, Principal Scientist, Pfizer; and John Wong, Research Fellow, Pfizer

2012 marked the 10-year anniversary of Pfizer’s Green Chemistry Program,

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ACSGCI
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A Student’s Perspective on GC&E

Contributed by By Samantha A. M. Smith, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute®’s (ACS GCI) Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (GC&E) was kicked off with two simultaneous workshops, one of

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williamfrost295
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My Introduction to Green Chemistry and How You Can Get Involved

My name is William Frost, and I am a rising senior at Bucknell University pursuing degrees in both chemistry and economics. Throughout two years of high school chemistry and an intensive three years of college chemistry, the word green has never really co

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williamfrost295
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Continuous (Flow) Chemistry’s Role in Providing Greater Access to Medication Around the World

Drugs are expensive. That is something the whole world can agree on. People are spending too much on drugs and an unprecedented amount of population does not even have access to medications in the first place. Diminished access to drugs may stem from many

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ACSGCI
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Princeton University and United States Merchant Marine Academy Students Win the Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award

Two U.S.-based students have received the 2017 Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award, presented by the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI). Each recipient receives $1,000 and travel support to attend the ACS GCI Green Chemistry & En

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizers: Saskia van Bergen, Washington State Dept. of Ecology & Jeffrey Whitford, MilliporeSigma

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Saskia van Bergen, Green Chemistry Scie

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizers: Leo T. Kenny, Ph.D., Planet Singular & Michael Kirschner, Design Chain Associates, LLC

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Leo T. Kenny, Ph.D., Planet Singular

Mic

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizer: Sharon Papke, Covestro

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Sharon Papke, Head of CAS NAFTA Advocac

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizers: Ed Brush, Ph.D., Bridgewater State University & Grace Lasker, Ph.D., University of Washington

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Ed Brush, Ph.D., Bridgewater State Univ

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizers: Stephen DeVito, U.S. EPA & Stanley Kolis, Eli Lilly and Company

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Stephen C. DeVito, Chief, Data Quality

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizer: Jim Lalonde, Ph.D., Codexis

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Jim Lalonde, Ph.D., Codexis
Session: Dev

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizer: Richard Blackburn, Ph.D., University of Leeds

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Richard Blackburn, Ph.D., Head of Susta

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ACSGCI
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University of Toronto and Trinity College, Dublin Students Win 2017 Breen Memorial Fellowship

The 2017 Dr. Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship winners are Samantha Smith, from the University of Toronto, and Caitilín McManus of Trinity College, Dublin. Each year, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) awards one or more Breen Memorial Fellowship

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ACSGCI
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Featured GC&E Organizer: Ingrid Mergelsberg, Ph.D., Merck

Leading up to the GC&E Conference we will be posting interviews with our 2017 GC&E Conference organizers to learn a little more about them and the excellent sessions you can look forward to at this year’s conference!

Ingrid Mergelsberg, Ph.D., Merck
Session

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